Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Ray Bonneville - darkly funky

Canadian born, Austin based, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and harmonica player Ray Bonneville describes his music to have a loose, darkly funky vibe. He has fans as a blues artist, as a folk artist, a great songwriter and his sense of groove attracts musicians and fans from all across the board of styles. Drawing on the roots of jazz, what better place to present Ray than the Ottawa Jazz Festival - this guys is the real deal!

If you look at is bio, you'll see he's been at it for a some decades - Honing his craft for 35 years, Ray has played with B.B. King, Muddy Waters and Robert Cray among others. He has won Juno in 1999 and the hearts of many fan with inspiration drawn from life experiences... gathered stories in places he has called home: Montreal, New Orleans, Colorado, Arkansas, Alaska, Boston, Seattle and Paris, France.

The warm groovy guitar will have Daniel Lanois fans drooling; the raspy voice of a story teller in the vein of Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen.

Ray Bonneville will be appearing at the Ottawa Jazz Festival on:
Main stage as part of the Great Canadian Series on
June 26th at 6pm
Included with any pass to the night's festivities
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